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Little auk. By Science for Environment Policy Virtually sea ice-free summers since 2005 have forced an important Arctic seabird species to change its foraging grounds and prey, new research shows. The body mass of the little auk — the most abundant seabird in the Atlantic Arctic — has shrunk by...
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The satellite image, with eddies clearly visible, shows chlorophyll concentration in the North Atlantic during the spring phytoplankton bloom. Scientists have long known that widespread springtime blooms take up enormous quantities of carbon dioxide, creating organic matter and emitting oxygen. The North Atlantic is an especially crucial region, responsible for...
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The European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) aim to reward businesses which successfully combine innovation and economic viability with the protection of the environment. The European Commission is committed to enhancing competitiveness and innovation as factors of economic growth. In this context, the capacity to turn sustainable consumption and...
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Message from the Executive Chairman. Not long ago, many Balkan countries operated under an economic system based on state control and central government planning that restricted private enterprise and became uncompetitive in global trade markets. Since then, these countries have undertaken the ...
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Humpback anglerfish (Melanocetus johnsonii). Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, one of the first studies of its type has found. The research, conducted in the...
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This image shows the Atlantic Conveyor -- a graph of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Credit: Stefan Rahmstorf/PIK The gradual but accelerating melting of the Greenland ice-sheet, caused by man-made global warming, is a possible major contributor to the slowdown. Further weakening could impact marine ecosystems and sea level as...
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Elevated Courtyard — This second-story garden helped children grow 1,000 pounds of vegetables last year. Photo: Scott Shigley By Science for Environment Policy Rooftop gardens in cities could provide more than three quarters of the vegetables consumed in them, a case study from Bologna, Italy, suggests. If all suitable flat...
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Beachfront homes could drop 17 to 34 percent if federal beach nourishment subsidies suddenly ended. Connecticut, USA. The value of many oceanfront properties on the East Coast could drop dramatically if Congress were to suddenly end federal beach nourishment subsidies, a new study by researchers at three universities finds. In...
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In this Brussels Briefing on Energy, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest EU energy policy developments. Energy topped the agenda of the last European Council meeting on 19-20 March. EU leaders adopted conclusions on: The Energy Union strategy, signalling that they want to ensure energy supply...
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Microscopic coccolithophores like this species, Emiliania huxleyi, among the ocean's most common phytoplankton, appear to be declining in the Southern Ocean, a possible result of a changing climate. Image courtesy Alison Taylor, University of North Carolina Wilmington Microscopy Facility/Wikimedia Commons A University of Colorado Boulder study shows a ubiquitous type...
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This image shows the ornamentation of the silica frustule of the chain-forming diatom Skeletonema costatum, a key player in the global carbon cycle. Credit: J.M. Fortuño. A team of researchers, including Rensselaer professor Morgan Schaller, has used mathematical modeling to show that continental erosion over the last 40 million years...
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Constantine Alexander, who is Executive Chairman of the Balkan Economic Forum, began his investment banking career in California as a Merrill Lynch Financial Consultant and thereafter became Managing Director of H. J. Meyers & Co. Inc., Member of the New York Stock Exchange, until 1991 when he returned to his native Europe where he served as a consultant to the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Thereafter, he served as an economic development consultant to members of the European agricultural industry as well as Hellenic Municipalities. His civic activities include community service as Founder and Director of the Council of European-American Chambers of Commerce; President of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce in California; Board of Directors Member of the Los Angeles Axios Foundation; and Co-Founder and Advisory Committee Member of the Los Angeles Rainbow PUSH Coalition. In 2013, he was selected as a member of Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps. His articles and photographs have been published in nine countries, and he has been interviewed by television and radio journalists from six countries. His conference speaking engagements include those organized by the European Commission, UNEP, Mugla University and the Mugla Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Washington State University and the National Administration School in Greece. Constantine is a citizen of Greece and the United States.

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The Tilos Park Association received the 2009 European Nature Heritage Fund Award for Environmental Excellence, previous recipients of which include His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Mikhail Gorbachev and Nelson Mandela. In 2007, as a result of exemplary environmental management of an EU Special Protection Area, Constantine Alexander was appointed by the European Commission as a Goodwill Natura 2000 Ambassador for the EU Natura 2000 Networking Programme representing the EU’s 27,221 Natura sites that cover nearly one fifth of the EU territorial landmass.
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Concern that warming climate is responsible for gathering of about 35,000 walrus in north-west Alaska

George Osborne: Burying the good news of the green economy
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As the government scraps its green economy statistics, the chancellor lauds hi-tech industries of the future but then puts fracking first

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Wild bear Daniza dies after attempt to capture her fails in Italy
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Manatees may soon lose endangered species status after US review
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Showdown over whether marine mammals should retain their 1967 listing in the most protective classification

Russia holds Japan whaling research vessel
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A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permiss

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New Zealand Greens and International Whaling Commission say Maui’s dolphins need more protection, but minister disagrees

Gangs raking in thousands from the rising tide of wildlife crime
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Report reveals the extent of poaching and poisoning and calls for tougher sanctions

Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers
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• Humpbacks and great whites abundant off NY and NJ coast • Cleaner waters believed responsible for rise in ocean giants

Eat more meat and save the world: the latest implausible farming miracle
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Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence

Scotland announces 30 new marine protected areas
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Tranche of sites doubles the size of Scottish marine reserves, covering cliffs in Caithness and deep ocean seabeds

Ban neonicotinoids now – to avert another silent spring | George Monbiot...
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This pesticide is destroying life across the natural world: the evidence cannot be denied. Only a global moratorium will stop it